Typographical HouseA Brisk WalkLength : 5 Minutes 47 Seconds
Listen to Typographical House:
Empty windows overlook the changing waterfront.
Under threat of demolition since 2011, Johnny Rodger describes a fine example of 1960s brutalism which deserves celebration.
No name on the front but this was SOGAT House – so named because it was the headquarters of the old Society of Graphical and Allied Trades. It later became Typographical House and then the Typo was removed. Now there’s a T in the background but that stands for something else.
Round the corner you will find evidence of the Riverside Club which still thrives elsewhere.
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